Tabagism in European Institutions

How to create smoke-free healthy workplaces

2015.05.26

Every 31st May, World No Tobacco Day highlights the health risks associated with tobacco use and calls for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. In this occasion the European Agency for Safety and health ...

New stricter EU’s tobacco directive

2014.02.27

New tobacco directive approved by the European Parliament. With the aim of making tobacco less “attractive” to adolescents and young people, the bill would require all packs to cover 65% of the packs, both ...

Smoking is a European vice

2014.01.22

In Europe cigarette is a bad habit. Europe, in fact, appears to be the continent in the world for the highest percentage of people smoking tobacco (32%). Compared to 28% of the inhabitants of ...

Ex-smokers are unstoppable!

2013.09.26

Today is celebrated in Europe the ex-smokers day, promoted by the European Commission with the campaign "Ex-smokers are Unstoppable" (2011-2013). In particular, the initiative provides the participation of citizens also online, through iCoach, a ...

Getting the anti-smoking message out with Messi

2013.04.10

In Spain it seems that a football team can reach the parts that the national health system cannot reach – at least when it comes to persuading young people to stop smoking. The campaign ...